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Posted on: March 14, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Winter Storm Warning and Preparations

PRESS RELEASE

For more information, contact:

Chief Anthony J. Facos

(802) 223-3445

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 13, 2017

Winter Storm Warning and Preparations

The City of Montpelier's Emergency Management Team has taken steps to prepare for the anticipated winter storm that is expected to bring considerable snowfall amounts to the region. In preparation for this storm, city officials are recommending the following steps for residents to take:

-Monitor weather and news reports regarding the storm

-Avoid unnecessary travel during periods of heavy snow

-It is recommended that your vehicle has sufficient fuel if travel is necessary

-Plan ahead for any household needs and supplies prior to the storm

-Keep an eye on elderly neighbors

-Monitor news and social media updates for school and event cancellations/delays

-When shoveling, be cautious and do not over-exert yourself

-Make sure any heating vents are clear of snow

The Montpelier Department of Public works will be working through the night from Tuesday into Wednesday plowing streets and sidewalks. The Winter Parking Ban will be in effect for Tuesday night/Wednesday morning.

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